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Tynemouth Priory & Castle

Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
+44 191 257 1090
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Very interesting

There is lots of history packed into Tynemouth Priory, due to the various uses that the site has... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Antony B
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London, United Kingdom
Lots to interest a visitor

There is plenty to interest a visitor of any age here. Lots of old and very ancient relics, modern... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
RockyGateshead_UK
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Gateshead, UK
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Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
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+44 191 257 1090
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"english heritage"
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"world war"
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"gun emplacements"
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"well worth a visit"
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"steeped in history"
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"food festival"
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"coast guard station"
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"stunning views"
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"sunny day"
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"free car park"
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"south shields"
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"guide book"
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"tynemouth priory"
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"lovely place"
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"the cliff"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

There is lots of history packed into Tynemouth Priory, due to the various uses that the site has had over the years. At least an hour is needed to get a proper look around the whole site and read the well-presented information panels. The views...More

Thank Antony B
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

There is plenty to interest a visitor of any age here. Lots of old and very ancient relics, modern warfare items and locations and a well stocked shop. There are also some fascinating old gravestones. The views are superb. The site has places to sit...More

Thank RockyGateshead_UK
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Excellent value, plenty to see, and gives a good overview of the history of the site. The chapel is beautiful. Went on an overcast October day, and it felt very fitting weather for such an atmospheric place.

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

What a view you get from this place, it overlooks the North Sea and the River Tyne. It's worth a look at the stained glass windows. There's a free car park a 5 minute walk away from the Priory.

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

The views from here are fantastic. Staff were lovely and friendly. Good place to look round. My 10 year old loved the guide book and read it out to us,going round!

Thank Pam W
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

stopped off here not knowing what to expect, and was blown away with how lovely it was great views over the tyne and good history and some very nice looking restaurants and bars

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

The abbey was interesting to look at and the view of the ocean was beautiful. It was and enjoyed adventure.

Thank ChrisAMetcalf
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We were in the north east for the great North run. Decided to go over to the coast on the Saturday. The priory was a beautiful site to explore. The views from here are stunning. We even were lucky enough to go up the lighthouse.

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a place not to miss in this area! The history of the priory is fascinating. Children can walk and climb all over the exhibit. You learn about Tynemouth history, religion, and the military. There is a clean restroom, a gift shop, and a...More

Thank Helen A
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Best parking is past the entrance and down the hill. It is free for a normal length of visit, although it is a steep climb to the Priory. The remains are interesting, but the great feature is the wonderful views over the Tyne. The little...More

Thank Brian R
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Moronnie
June 28, 2015|
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Response from zdb86 |
You could walk right up to the gates and take photos and also walk part of the perimeter. There is no accommodation within the Castle or Priory grounds.
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Moronnie
June 28, 2015|
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Response from GintNic | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go up to where the entry is and get some fabulous photos, also, where the parking areas are allow for some great shots!
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Sonibon
June 28, 2015|
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Response from hsasmith | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are and it's easy to get to from Newcastle city centre if you would prefer to stay in newcastle
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